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Canary Media: Home of the Future: How to electrify your life

February 8, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST

Homes in the future will need to be highly efficient, powered by electricity rather than fossil fuels. To get there, we need to rapidly replace fossil-fueled home heating and appliances with efficient electric equipment — and we need to make sure everyone can access this equipment, not just the wealthy.
This large-scale home-electrification challenge is complicated and multifaceted. Solving it will require lots of workforce training, business-model innovation, new financing structures and public investments, incentives, mandates and standards. There’s no one-technology-fits-all solution that will work across the board. And there’s good-faith debate over how best to move ahead.

Join Canary Media for a lively online conversation with three experts who are helping Americans from all walks of life shift their homes to clean energy and make those homes more comfortable and healthy. The panelists will answer viewer questions in the second half of the hour.

Nate “the House Whisperer” Adams, author of The Home Comfort Book, and has helped numerous clients make their homes healthier, more comfortable and able to run on clean electricity. He and his partners have adapted that upgrade process into the…
Senior Manager, New Buildings Institute
Amruta Khanolkar is a senior manager at New Buildings Institute, a Portland, Oregon–based nonprofit that pushes for better buildings that achieve zero energy, zero carbon and beyond. She focuses on analyzing building performance and developing…
Vice President of Engineering, BlocPower
Abhishek Dash is vice president of engineering at BlocPower, a company that offers all-electric heating, cooling and hot-water systems to building owners for no money down. He has experience working across commercial and residential built…
Director of News and Special Projects
Jeff St. John is director of news and special projects at Canary Media. He covers the intersection of technological, economic and regulatory issues influencing the global transition to low-carbon energy in the electricity, transportation and…


February 8, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
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